Shykim Gillion and Alex Marciulonis Named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week (Week 13)

Shykim Gillion and Alex Marciulonis Named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week (Week 13)

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (November 18, 2019) – Women's basketball freshman Shykim Gillion and men's soccer sophomore Alex Marciulonis have been named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week for the week ending November 17 announced on Monday.

The Wildcats of the Week honor is a weekly award given to the top-performing student-athlete among the 11 intercollegiate sports sponsored at JWU. Awarded to the top male and female student-athlete each week by the JWU Athletic Department, those named the Wildcat of the Week will become eligible to be named the Sergio's Player of the Month for the corresponding month. 

Gillion, a freshman guard, posted 10 points and recorded a career-high seven steals as the JWU Wildcats won their Sun Conference opener over Warner on Saturday. The native of Delray Beach, Florida, shot 5-of-11 from the floor and dished out two assists in Wildcat's fourth-straight win to start the season. The seven steals are tied for the second-most by a JWU player in the last six years. On the year, Gillion is averaging 9.8 points-per-game and 7.0 rebounds-per-contest while tallying 3.8 steals-per-game (No. 7 in the nation) and 4.2 assists-per-game (No. 31 in the nation).

Marciulonis, a sophomore goalkeeper, finished the week with 11 saves, including seven saves as JWU advanced to the Sun Conference Men's Soccer Championships in a 1-1 draw (advancing on PKs, 4-3) versus No. 14 St. Thomas on Tuesday, November 13. On the year, the two-time TSC Defensive Player of the Week and All-TSC Honorable Mention selection posted a 4-7-4 record with a 1.91 goals-against-average. The native of Wellington, Florida, registered 78 saves in 2019 with a save percentage of .729.  

Wildcats of the Week
Week 13 (Nov. 18, 2019)
Shykim Gillion (Women's Basketball); Alex Marciulonis (Men's Soccer)
Week 12 (Nov. 11, 2019) – N/A
Week 11 (Nov. 4, 2019) – Dante Pace (Men's Basketball); Olivia Patrow (Women's Golf)
Week 10 (Oct. 28, 2019)Denise Mendoza (Women's Soccer); Mark Osaghae (Men's Soccer)
Week 9 (Oct. 21, 2019) – Fernando Arzeno (Men's Soccer); Ashlyn Hannus (Women's Soccer)
Week 8 (Oct. 15, 2019) Savannah Jackson (Women's Soccer); Alex Marciulonis (Men's Soccer)
Week 7 (Oct. 7, 2019) – Lucas Colodrero (Men's Soccer); Sharell Nairn (Volleyball)
Week 6 (Sept. 30, 2019)
Sawyer Hall (Women's Soccer); Matt Maloney (Men's Golf)
Week 5 (Sept. 23, 2019) – Olivia Patrow (Women's Golf)
Week 4 (Sept. 16, 2019) – Denise Mendoza (Women's Soccer); Jens Bendiksen (Men's Golf)
Week 3 (Sept. 9, 2019) – N/A
Week 2 (Sept. 4, 2019) Savannah Jackson (Women's Soccer)
Week 1 (Aug. 26, 2018) – Savannah Jackson (Women's Soccer)